Best of Boston

2021 Best Roast-Beef Sandwich

Cusser’s Roast Beef & Seafood

Sorry, Kelly’s: We’ll gladly bypass Route 1 road rage in favor of this street-side walkup window in Boston’s Back Bay (with an outpost at a nearby food hall), which perfects a beefy North Shore–style “Three-way” sloppy with barbecue sauce and mayo. More than that, though, it also dresses up its plump, brioche-like buns for the city: see the “80T,” a mile-high pile of herb-rubbed Wagyu sliced thin, juicy, and pink, with sharply pickled onions that cut through spicy aioli and cheddar.

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